Auckland-based Labyrinth Solutions (which, interestingly, uses the web address www.website.co.nz) has launched what it says is the first New Zealand-developed ‘system-on-chip’ (SoC) media player software for LG commercial digital signage screens.
According to Labyrinth Solutions its new SoC media player, underpinned by its content management platform, Contegro, supports advanced digital signage applications including touch-screen window technology without the need for an external media player or PC.
Labyrinth’s managing director, Vaughan Reed, said many of the commercial digital signage displays on the market required an external media player to work, and these players were usually the first components to fail. “This new SOC media player is therefore considerably more reliable,” he said. “It can also significantly reduce the acquisition cost for digital signage, especially when part of large-scale project consisting of numerous screens.” he said.
“With many of these larger projects demanding a playerless option, it was important for us to meet the needs of the market by delivering a New Zealand developed solution that can be easily customised for Kiwi businesses.”
He added: “We are currently working with LG to extend our SoC offering to include touch-screen capabilities. This will allow us to deliver our ‘through-glass touch window’ technology and other innovative touch-screen solutions without the need for an external media player.”